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Florida Women’s Swimming Opens Dual-Meet Season At Vanderbilt

The Florida Women’s swim team travels to Nashville to take on Vanderbilt for their first dual meet of the 2015-2016 season on Thursday.   Then both the men’s and women’s teams will square off against Minnesota on Saturday. This is the very first meet for the Commodores, while Florida was able …

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Men’s Swimming Success At NCAA Championships

The men’s NCAA swim championships came to a close this past weekend. The Gator men finished fifth overall as a team. Since head coach Gregg Troy has been with the men’s team, they have placed in the top 10 at the NCAA Championships. There were a couple of school records …

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No. 4 Florida Women’s Swimming and Diving heading to NCAA Championships

Florida Women’s Swimming and Diving is getting ready to compete in the NCAA Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina starting Thursday. The Gators have 12 competitors, with six returning from last year’s championships. Florida is tied for sixth of all the schools this season in number of qualifiers. In swimming events, juniors Natalie Hinds, Ashlee Linn, …

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Gator Swim Teams At SEC Championships

The Gator swim teams are both at the SEC Championships that start today at Auburn University. The Gator men are ranked number one while the women are number four. The men are looking for their third straight SEC championship and the women are looking to snap their title drought this …

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Gator Swimming Seniors Go Out With A Bang

Both Gator men’s and women’s swim teams presented their seniors with a win in their last dual meet of the season on Saturday. Both teams won by a very comfortable margin; the men winning 195.5-99.5 and the women winning 187-105 against SEC foe Tennessee. The women continued to establish their dominance against Tennessee …

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Off Wins Over Auburn, Gator Swimmers Face Tennessee

The Florida Gator swim teams take to the pool Saturday to face SEC rival Tennessee, coming off wins over Auburn. The men had a comfortable win beating Auburn 158-142. However, the women’s team didn’t have an easy time pulling ahead of the Tigers but succeeded in the end, winning 152-148. …

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Top Ten Gator Swimmers To Take On Tigers

Florida swimming travels to Auburn to take on the Tigers on Saturday as the dual meet season comes to a close. The last time the two teams met, both the men and the women left with a win. Both teams have the upper hand overall, leading the all time series against the Tigers. The …

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Nick Alexiou’s Move from Virginia to UF

Junior year isn’t really anything special for most college students, however 2013 All American freestyle swimmer Nick Alexiou is an exception. Alexiou transferred from the University of Virginia this past spring to swim for the University of Florida. Alexiou started swimming at the age of 12 after realizing he wasn’t …

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UF Diving Coach Donnie Craine Dies In Accident

Long time University of Florida diving coach Donnie Craine has died in a boating accident off the coast of Bokeelia in Lee County in Florida. Craine died Thursday and leaves behind a wife and three children. Craine spent 30 of his 37 years coaching at Florida, beginning in 1976 when …

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